Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Greece are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Greece read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Greece.
Best Time to Travel to Greece: Late April to Early November. Best Time to Visit Greece for Good Weather: May to October has lots of sunny weather. July and August are the hottest months. Best Time to Visit Greece for Honeymoon: June and September.Best Time for Saving Money: March, April, May, October, and November have reduced hotel prices.
If you hold a British Citizen passport, you don't need a visa to enter Greece.
The official currency of Greece is the Euro.
Larger, carnivorous mammals found in Greece include the European wildcat, the Balkan lynx, the red fox, the golden jackal, the grey wolf, the Eurasian brown bear, the American mink, the least weasel, the European polecat, the marbled polecat, the beech marten, the European pine marten, the European badger, the Eurasian otter and about twenty species of bat. The island of Gyaros is the breeding area for the largest population of the endangered Mediterranean monk seal, and about fifteen species of whales, dolphins and porpoises are reported in Greek waters.
In Greece, the national dishes are gyro, moussaka, souvlaki, magiritsa, kokoretsi and fasolada. ... Moussaka – A layered dish made of sautéed eggplant, minced meat, and is topped with a Béchamel sauce.
The vast majority of the 10.7m population of Greece speak Greek, which is the country's official language. The other languages spoken there are Macedonian (called "Slav-Macedonian" in Greece), Albanian, spoken in the centre and the south, Turkish, spoken by Muslim communities around the Aegean, Arumanian and Bulgarian.
The currency in Greece is the Euro. A gratuity of between 5% and 10% is a good guide. Leave it on the table with the bill, give it to the waiter directly, or tell the waiter you don't want change. In some restaurants, the owner does not allow their staff to keep the tips.
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What is the time difference in Greece?
The time difference is 2 hours
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Stay informed before during and after your trip to Greece with this Greece Guidebook .